Guillaume Laforge introduces some of the new features in Groovy 2.1: better Invoke Dynamic, DSL-related annotation, grouping annotations, compiler customization.
Clay McCoy discusses using Groovy’s metaprogramming capabilities and AWS SWF to deal with unreliable remote services, parallelization, scheduling critical timers, and server failures.
Joe Sondow presents how Netflix uses Asgard to deploy code updates and manage resources in the Amazon cloud.
Andy Piper discusses the current state of PaaS, and why its success lie in enabling developer productivity, openness and choice, considering Open Source in general, and Cloud Foundry in particular.
Tom Coupland discusses some of the various technologies investigated, and in many cases deployed at Nokia including Gradle, Spring, MongoDB and Clojure.
Josh Long discusses key features of Spring 3.2, 3.3 and 4.0, including support for upcoming standards such as JCache, JMS 2.0, including the plan and motivations behind these releases.
Andrew Crump and Chris Hedley discuss extending Cloud Foundry with your own services, including customization at deployment time, and common concerns such as security and user quotas.
Brian Jimerson presents a startup case study, including business challenges and the architectural solution implemented with Groovy, Grails and Spring.
Josh Long and Roy Clarkson explain how to build for multiple platforms using RESTful services exposed through Spring MVC, HTML5 and client specific rendering thanks to Spring Mobile and Spring Android.
Stefan Armbruster discusses building a Grails application with a graph data store based on Neo4j and sharing insight based on his own experience using such a system in production.
Emiliano Conde shares the process, tools, and lessons learned migrating jBilling.com from Struts/EJB to Grails/Spring.
Burt Beckwith introduces Spring development to Grails developers.